Disney’s Club Penguin joins the Fun at Kelly Tarlton’s

Published: Wed 17 Sep 2014 10:14 AM
Disney’s Club Penguin joins the Fun at Kelly Tarlton’s
It’s Penguins, Puffles and Prizes these school holidays as Disney’s Club Penguin, the number one virtual world for kids, joins the fun at Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium.
On offer around the aquarium will be Disney Club Penguin themed activities including a puffle treasure hunt, a Gary’s lab activity room that features puffle bean bags, colouring in, face painting, prize giveaways and Club Penguin music fun.
Each child that visits Kelly Tarlton’s from Monday 22 September until Sunday 12 October will receive a virtual Lobster Costume to enjoy online at, and those who successfully complete the puffle treasure hunt will receive a Club Penguin coin card.
Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium’s Sales and Marketing Manager, Claire Wheeler commented, “Kelly Tarlton’s is the home of New Zealand’s only colony of Antarctic penguins and our magnificent gentoos are beginning to breed, which means cute baby penguins in [the months ahead] and privacy is needed in the colony.
“The successful breeding program we have onsite reflects the hard work and passion of the team and is a program we are incredibly proud of so we are delighted Disney’s Club Penguin could pop in these school holidays to put a smile on the dial of our young visitors during this period.”
For visitors wanting to extend their SEA LIFE experience, themed sleep-overs will be available on Friday 3 and Friday 10 of October. A fantastic opportunity for up to 70 children and adults to have the entire attraction to themselves, the sleep-over experience starts at 7.00pm and includes:
· A night-time guided tour around the aquarium
· Special stingray feed
· Behind the Scenes Tour including a fish feed
· Supper before going to bed under our magnificent sharks, stingrays and fish
· Breakfast of cereals, toast and juice will be served the following morning
As places are limited, visitors need to pre-book the sleepover experience to ensure availability. Save when you book an aquarium visit online at More information is available by calling 0800 80 50 50.
Penguin facts:
· Penguins are flightless birds
· Penguins eat fish, other sea life and drink sea water
· Penguins split their time between land and sea
· The bird’s skin looks like a tuxedo to camouflage them when swimming
· Penguins don’t have teeth but spines inside their mouth that guide fish down.
· The magnificent birds molt once a year, taking two to three weeks. During this time they can’t swim or fish, so eat loads beforehand and store it up to get them through the two to three weeks before their feathers grow back
· Five Club Penguin Facts to Impress the Kids with:
· In Club Penguin, if you push the letter J on your keyboard, your penguin will tell a joke!
· Club Penguin’s pirate mascot Rockhopper is named after a species of penguin; the Rockhopper Penguin
· Over 230,000,000 penguins have been created on Club Penguin
· Club Penguin has its very own newspaper; The Penguin Times
· Chattabox is Australia and New Zealand’s very own Club Penguin ambassador penguin

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